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By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

This quantity examines cinematic representations of historical Greek girls from the nation-states of delusion and background. It discusses how those woman figures are resurrected at the colossal monitor via diversified filmmakers in the course of varied ancient moments, and are hence embedded inside of a story which serves quite a few reasons, counting on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its beginning, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic methods (such as gender concept, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response conception, and private voice criticism), the essays objective to solid gentle on cinema's investments within the classical prior and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies below exam are extracted from their unique context and are dropped at existence to function automobiles for the articulation of contemporary principles, issues, and cultural traits. the quantity therefore goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the display depicts, and during this technique distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but additionally, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational techniques vis-à-vis the classical world.

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